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Outdoor Education Instructor, Cumbria
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Outdoor Education Instructor, Cumbria

Ghyll Head Outdoor Education and Activity Centre, Windermere, Cumbria

Location: Windermere, Cumbria
Salary: £25,100
Closing date: 19/12/22


Outdoor Education Instructor at Ghyll Head

£25,100 (pro-rata based on 39 hours a week)

We have an exciting opportunity, working in a well established, high quality outdoor education centre. The Outdoor education instructor role includes helping to create and deliver quality cross curricular outdoor programs to young people visiting Ghyll Head. To work with families, youth and community groups and adults, using the medium of outdoor activities to build self esteem, promote social cohesion and to learn about the local environment of the Lake district national park.


You will have Experience/Qualifications/Training

·         A minimum of three years experience as a full time outdoor education instructor

You will hold all of the following qualifications:

·         Mountain Leader Award (Summer)

·         Paddle sport coaching award, BCU L2, UKCC Level 2 UKCC Open water endorsement or equivalent

·         Rock Climbing Instructor/SPA

·         Powerboat Level 2

·         Current 16 hour first aid certificate

·         Driving licence that permits the driving of minibuses

·         Good time management skills

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills


·         Dinghy Instructor

·         Local Cave Leader Level 1

·         Stand Up Paddleboard Open Water leader

·         Safety boat certificate

What we will offer you:-

•         Salary £25,100

•         Holidays 30 days per annum working to a rota. On average one weekend per month

•         Local government pension scheme

•         Ongoing continued professional development

•         Excellent  support and training

•         Opportunity to join a hardworking and experienced team

•         Lunches provided


Applications can only be made by following the link below.


Closing Date:19th December 2022 12:30pm

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